A group of 10 UW-Green Bay students joined a multinational Habitat for Humanity Coalition this summer, embarking on a Global Village trip to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines to build both homes and lifelong memories. After an ambitious fundraising push — all told, the group raised more than $32,000 in six months — the students and their Habitat Adviser, UW-Green Bay Dean of Enrollment Services Michael Stearney, departed for Manila July 30.
A contingent of UW-Green Bay student beekeepers got to taste the fruits of their labor July 29, harvesting honey from two new hives located near the campus Heating and Cooling Plant Building. The project is up and running thanks to a new student organization, the GBees, with the hives and their tenants arriving on campus this spring.
There was a class for every interest — and every age — at Grandparents’ University 2014, held July 10-11 on the UW-Green Bay campus. From nutrition to rocketry, game theory to geology, nearly 200 grandparents and grandchildren enjoyed multigenerational fun in learning during the two-day program. This was the eighth year for UW-Green Bay’s GPU, […]
Grandparents’ University at UW-Green Bay continued a proud tradition of multigenerational fun in learning July 10-11, when nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the eighth annual camp. “We have 198 people who have registered for Grandparent University,” said Camps Director Mona Christensen. “It’s a two-day program where grandparents and grandkids sign up for a class that they take together.”
It was a terrific turnout for Phoenix Friday on the Fox June 27, as UW-Green Bay students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends gathered for good music and great company in downtown Green Bay. The gathering was held in conjunction with the city of Green Bay’s Fridays on the Fox free concert series, which has become a fixture on the downtown CityDeck in recent years.
Summer Camps are in full swing. Dan Moore, from the Office of Outreach and Adult Access, captured the flurry of activity in the first four UW-Green Bay camps of the summer season.
Alumni and friends raised a record $15,000 in scholarships during the annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 13, and according to Alumni Director Kari Moody, had a blast doing it. UWGB’s Vets 4 Vets Club also raised $1,000-plus that will go toward scholarships for veterans who are enrolled at UWGB. A record number of golfers — the 144 maximum — participated in the 2014 event.
FOCUS R & R just wrapped up, having given most members of the fall 2014 entering class of freshmen a chance to get ready for their college careers. R & R stands for registration and resources. The one-day programs, offered in five separate opportunities over the first two weeks of June, allowed the newcomers to […]
Staff member Paul Sheedy, the student billing coordinator, was walking one afternoon last week when he saw a doe cleaning and feeding her newborn fawn in the grass near the Laboratory Sciences parking lot, and took these photos. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view. — Photos by Paul Sheedy, Student Billing Coordinator, UW-Green Bay
UW-Green Bay Chancellor-designate Gary L. Miller fielded questions from members of the media Monday (June 2) afternoon, talking transition during a news teleconference that covered thoughts on impressions and priorities — as well as appropriate winter attire. Miller will begin his tenure as UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor Aug. 1, succeeding Tom Harden, who announced late […]